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We ran across this video of Windows Mobile 6.5 Standard running on a Motorola Q9h and it leaves us with more questions than answers. First, can you shoot a video any more out of focus?

The 2:41 minute long video first posted on Everything Q does show the Moto Q running Windows Mobile 6.5 by showing the "About" screen and we agree with wmpoweruser in that Windows Mobile Standard 6.5 doesn't look much different than Windows Mobile Standard 6.1. But we already knew that, didn't we.

Two things stand out here. The phone has Regedit and Documents to Go installed. Does this mean that WM Standard 6.5 is loaded with a registry editor and Documents to Go? Or were these two items added after the install? (The latter, probably.) The video definitely leaves you with more questions than answers, but we do know that there has been some work in loading custom ROMs onto the Q line. Perhaps things are farther along than we thought?

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5 Comments
  • Juicy Jewelry
  • The Motorola Q9h came with Documents To Go out of the box. If this were an official ROM from Motorola, seeing Docs To Go shouldn't come as a surprise. In the case of a cooked ROM, the ROM's "chef" probably extracted the cab from an official Q9h ROM. Of course, this particular user might have install Docs To Go (and that Regedit) afterwards. I highly doubt this is an official beta ROM though, especially if the phone is from Claro of Puerto Rico as the alpha tag suggests. Claro didn't even offer a WinMo 6.1 upgrade for their Q9h users, so a 6.5 upgrade seems far fetched even in our dreams.
  • A chinese guy already cooked a lot of roms for moto Q9H
    included WM6.5.
    you guys know nothing about it ? Refer to: http://www.ioicn.com.cn/forum/thread-335632-1-3.html
  • Any way to find a copy of the page in English? My Chinese is rusty.
  • Well, i no for sure that there's very little difference btw 6.1 and 6.5.
    Use a good theme and get yourself Opera WM and maybe Fetch and a good theme using Facade 2.1 onwards.
    If come across a cooked ROM.... pls let me know.